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Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Wednesday, 6 May 2020 - information

Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Wednesday, 6 May 2020

Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake  - Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Wednesday, 6 May 2020
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 117.0 to 120.0 km.
May 6 14:05: Magnitude recalculated from 6.9 to 6.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 120.0 to 113.0 km.
Date & time: Wednesday, 6 May 2020 13:53 UTC
Magnitude: 6.8
Depth: 113.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.87°S / 129.83°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Nila (46 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1*10^15 J (278 GWh / 2.4*10^5 tons of TNT / 14.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 6 May 2020
Wed, 6 May 13:53 UTCM 6.8 / 99 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)EMSC
Wed, 6 May 13:53 UTCM 6.9 / 134 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
Wed, 6 May 13:53 UTCM 6.8 / 111 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)GeoAu
Wed, 6 May 13:53 UTCM 6.8 / 125.4 kmIndonesia [Sea]INGV
Wed, 6 May 13:53 UTCM 6.8 / 107 km205km NW of Saumlaki, IndonesiaUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Gladesville, Sydney NSW Australia (3712.7 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: What a ripper. Recorded on my seismograph(Raspberry Shake) located in my garden shed. The seismogram shows that this quake went on for approx. 25 minutes. Have not recorded one like this for a while and I am approx 3600 km from where this occurred.
Banda Sea Earthquake 6th May 2020 (public domain)
Darwin - Northern Territory (670.5 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): At approximately 2325 last night 6th May of was reclined on my sofa - awake watching a program. I felt sudden onset of definite shaking of our whole house which lasted about 60 seconds. This was also felt outside on my veranda. The house is elevated so tremors are often felt which may not be felt in ground level houses. Husband was asleep and was woken by the shaking . I immediately recognised it as a tremor.
(1046.6 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Noted after 23:00 just goi8ng to bed and other folks in Numbulwar felt same in houses especially high set or houses on stilt
Brinkin, NT, Australia (665.4 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): We were sleeping at the time of the tremor. I woke up by the shaking. Then I called everyone and told them to get out of the house. My wife grabbed my 17 month old daughter and I took my son and quickly went out. Then the earthquake stopped.
Numbulwar (1067.6 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Felt the tremor in the house around 2330, mild wobble to house on stilts. Woken up by it Colleagues felt same in houses 200 metres away.
(148.4 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): DARWIN CBD .25th floor The Oaks.Rumbling noise, wardrobe doors vibrating and rattling. Whole apartment could feel shaking/vibration and swaying. On balcony could see and feel building movement(sway)
(632.6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Shaking and rattling in 3rd floor apartment, furniture obviously and noisily shaking. Probably for about 20 seconds.
Jabiru (724.8 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Watching t.v. Tv started moving slightly from top, felt couch moving for a little, slight tremor at first, then little bit stronger 1-2 min, think I could feel slight tremor after.
Darwin (1689.8 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Felt like someone was running around. Was sleeping on the 22nd floor; it woke me up. Not instantly recognised as an earthquake.
Rapid creek (622.9 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was watching a movie and suddenly I felt like something was beating against my cutting board.The water in the fish bowl was shaking.I stood up and the trembling continued. I went outside to the garden and I could actually hear the sound coming from the roof of the building. It lasted only of 2 minutes and I went back inside. My friend just rang me to see if I am ok and then I realized that it was actually an earthquake. It was a scary experience. I don't think I can sleep well tonight
Darwin, Australia (628.4 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): On 6 May 2020 at about 23:20 Darwin time(ACST)obvious shaking felt in ground level concrete house, lasting about 10 seconds.
Stuart Park, Northern Territory australia (630 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): I heard the sound before I noticed the tremor, it had a distinct rumbling sound that really got my attention.
Darwin, Australia (639.7 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): 23:27 local time. Lying in bed. Cat suddenly spooked. Hear a freight tray noise immediately followed by bed shaking, windows, doors, and other items shaking. Continued for 30s the subsidies to mild shaking which made the bed keep swapping from going in circles then going E-W shaking. This lasted a further 2 minutes. Caused motion sickness in both people in the house. (via app)
(660.8 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): rumbling noise, initially thought, huge engine running outside, opened the doors , could see rattling of things , lasted for about 5 minutes
Brinkin, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia (621.9 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt mild constant shaking for 2-3 minutes and wondered if I was imagining it, had time to text others about it, before finally hearing a low rumbling like distant thunder and soon after feeling & hearing the rising strength of it, as everything inside shook for a good period and concrete building creaked but no damage. Mild shaking still felt for a minute or two afterwards.
Palmerston city (638.7 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Was watching anime laying in bed and the bed started shaking and the door started rattling pretty hard
Wyndham Western Australia (853.9 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sittting at dinner table & stool I am sitting on starts rocking , table shaking only for 3/4 seconds A short time but very noticeable
(508.5 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): The house was shaking and could hear the windows rattling. Sounded like someone running around in the house
(2241.3 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Darwin (810.6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Lying on my bed i felt mild shaking for approx 10 seconds
RENON (1620.4 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Half second, little vibration (via app)
Rosebery Heights (639.4 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Lasted longer than a minute.
Darwin (625.1 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin (624 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Palmerston (637.1 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin (681.4 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(700.2 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): I am in an elevated house and my bed shook so much it woke me up. Clothes fell off the cupboard.
Darwin (631.5 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): 5th floor if apartment. It was clear floor was shaking and slight rumble feeling.
Nightcliff (623.8 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Very weak shaking
Kununurra (1121.4 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin (630.7 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin CBD, Australia (658.2 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woken from sleep bed swaying and glass of water next to bed, water strongly swaying.
(626.7 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was drifting off to sleep, and the whole house started shaking, and sounded like a bomb went off.
darwin (658.6 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Seemed to go for about 3 minutes
Zuccoli (641.6 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin, Millner (680.4 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin (685.2 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(671.4 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Palmerston Regional Hospital (634 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(629.8 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Second floor, strong shaking for about 10 seconds. Dogs barking (via app)
Darwin, Australia (631.6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(623.9 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Palmerston (638.5 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(628 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Galiwinku Elcho Island (851.1 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Shaking lasted for about 10sec.
Rapid Creek Darwin (622.8 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(622.8 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Howard Springs, NT, Australia (639.3 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Lake Bennett (693.4 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Daly river (767.4 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Johnston, Palmerston (11.3 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin, Australia (628.4 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Obvious shaking in ground level house, about 10 seconds
(635.5 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(663.5 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Felt movement, heard some Minor vibrations, duration not determined.
Leanyer in Darwin (703.4 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Ass (5201.5 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IX (Violent shaking): vagina
Wagaman, Northern Territory, Australia (895.5 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Katherine NT Australia (886 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Doors and windows rattling, bed shook, wall and doorframe vibrating.
Darwin (631.5 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I felt it things moving and things falling. It lasted for about a minute
Darwin NT Australia (630.2 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin, Australia (627.8 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin (631.3 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Lying in bed, 10th floor apartment, bed shook a bit for a min or so.
(622.8 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(621.7 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Stuar Park, Darwin (630.6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin City (632 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(637.3 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): It went for some time. Everything vibrated
(2051.5 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt(via app)
Darwin (635.3 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): The beds shaking and moving around. Felt like someone was shaking the building back and forth.
(633 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Parap.nt.au (628.4 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Nakara (622.7 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Heard a low rumble for the duration
(629.1 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Darwin (852.1 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke to long sustained shaking
RENON (1620.4 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Half second, little vibration (via app)
Durack (635.5 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(638.9 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
3 Iris st., Alawa (623.7 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt shaking for at least 20 to 40 seconds.
Palmetston (675.6 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): It went for almost 2 minutes
darwin (508 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Darwin (647.3 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Dili (501.1 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(505.7 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): 30 seconds or less
Darwin (623.7 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): One of the strongest tremors I felt in Darwin fin perhaps the past decade
Darwin (635.8 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Karama Darwin (644.2 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I was sitting reading and noticed that the armchair next to mine and the clothing on it was shaking.
Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia (625.5 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(644.1 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Fannie Bay, Darwin (626.2 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin City (632.9 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Mild shaking. Bed was shaking
Darwin (686.9 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Reading in a chair. Side to side shaking. About 8 seconds.
Malak, Darwin Northern Territory Australia (625.3 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Darwin (636.1 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin (631.1 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Windows vibrating. Followed by obvious shaking
Coconut Grove (624.7 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
STUART PARK, Darwin (629.5 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Longer duration than usual for Darwin.
DILI (507.4 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Darwin NT (623.4 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Darwin (683.9 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin (628.9 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(637 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin, Australia (25.9 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Darwin (515 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Rumbling for maybe a minute prior good solid shake for 30 secs then some more rumbling
(197 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
(515.2 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Bees creek (717.1 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Darwin (634.5 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(630.5 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): About 30 seconds of light shaking in a 6th floor unit. (via app)
Darwin, Australia (631.6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin (640.5 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin (623 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Darwin (629 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(643 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin (639.6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(797.6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(631 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Philippines, Taguig City, Central Signal (2567.9 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt(via app)
(676.6 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Darwin (26 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(631.6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Darwin (775.5 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Batchelor / MMI IV (Light shaking): We were in bed, my partner woke from the movement of the bed shaking it, felt like someone constantly moving in bed, neither of us was moving then i realised it was an earthquake.
Lyons. / MMI IV (Light shaking): I thought my luck had changed,the bed was rocking for about a minute and then I woke up. The intensity slowed,however it did seem to go for about two minutes.
Batchelor / MMI III (Weak shaking): Laying on bed and felt a light shaking I realised I may be a quake as no other explanation were possible.
Lake Argyle / MMI III (Weak shaking): Had just gone to bed, heard windows rattle and building clicking. Slight vibration for around 20 to 30 seconds just before 10pm last night.
Palmerston NT / MMI IV (Light shaking): Our elevated house has always jolted in one direction along the LENGTH of the house - This time it jolted in a different direction along the WIDTH of the house which is unusual and not experienced in the 22 years living in Palmerston NT.
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was sitting on my couch when i started to hear a very low rumbling sound. Then i noticed vibrations and shaking, which stretched out over quite a long time. No rattling.
Durack NT / MMI IV (Light shaking): Tremor before midnight last night. Bed moving away from wall slightly. Started weak then stopped n started again increased in strength .went on for at least 10seconds.
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking): 90 secs earth tremor, very noticeable - could hear a rumbling in the earth like thunder in the distance
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It was 11.30 pm, the shaking woke me, it lasted about 45 seconds ,my bed was shaking but no other objects moved in my bedroom, It woke me from sleep but I didn’t feel afraid as it was mild shaking
Johns Creek Ga USA / MMI III (Weak shaking): Unless the State of Georgia had an Earthquake today before 2pm EST.....could it have been from Indonesia today?
Darwin, NT, / MMI IV (Light shaking): The shaking lasted more than 40 seconds. It intensified after the first 20 and then there was a distinct wave feeling or rolling from west to East under our house.
Darwin City, NT / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was in the middle of playing Stardew Valley then suddenly my whole room shakes I thought I was tripping until I checked with my other friends.
Leanya Darwin Northern Territory Australia / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Could hear rumbling and the whole house was shaking, it would have lasted for approximately 2 - 3 minutes
Darwin city / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Was just on work knockoff when it was felt. Entire 6 story office complex shaking visibly from inside. Windows and desks rattling.
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking): My doors were shaking and rattling like crazy at first but then I heard this creaking and freaked out
The Gardens, Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking): Heard the deep rumbling before I noticed glasswear and Windows in the house shaking. Lasted for a minute or so.
Bakewell Palmerston / MMI VI (Strong shaking): I felt such a big shake so clearly for the 1st time in my life ever... I felt the shake in Palmerston Darwin.... the shake was for approx 6-7 seconds...lastly I am safe!!
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking): The shaking was longer than what I felt earlier this year.Students ran out to the open ground.I stayed in my room which was located in a single storey building.
Darwin Australia / MMI V (Moderate shaking): The hotel room was shaking on 8th floor there is about 13 people I work with staying in same hotel and everyone felt the same shaking
Woodroffe / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was in study room, I felt my revolving chair was shaking a bit. Then I heard a deep, resonant sound. Monitor shaken.
Darwin NT / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woken by the shaking - whole bed shook side to side and could hear the glass in the windows of house shake. One decorative indoor glass panel cracked / heard some glass shatter. Only lasted a few minutes but enough to even wake sleeping children - who do t wake for anything!
Muirhead, NT / MMI IV (Light shaking): A low deep rumbling woke my husband and I up. I could feel the bed shaking back and forth for around 30seconds. Rumbling sounded like an idling truck in our street and lasted for 3-4 minutes. The dog woke and was spooked.
Darwin, NT / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke me from my sleep. Second story apartment shook for a good minute. No items in my house fell but the lovely of the walls was very noticeable
Darwin cbd / MMI VI (Strong shaking): First experience, didn’t know what was going on, walk in robe doors were shaking bad for what felt like minutes, took a bit for us to realise what was going on
Tindal, NT Australia / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Laying in bed and start to feel like I’m moving ever so slightly but thought I was imagining things but then I started getting motion sickness and heard all the dogs barking so started Googling earthquakes in the NT and saw this!! First earthquake experience.
Palmerston darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Large rumbling sound for about a minute bed was swaying and shaking and everything else in the house.
Nightcliff / MMI IV (Light shaking): Laying in bed when the bed started shaking then noticed doors and ceiling fan which, last for a couple of minutes.
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was laying in bed, when I woke to my house shaking and my body was shaking. Some objects moved off my desk! It felt like someone was banging really hard on the floor or something heavy was moving in the house to shake it.
Parap / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Lying/awoke in bed...the shaking intensified, peaked by thunder-like sound. Due to time/darkness unable the describe surroundings-though there seemed to only a slight “shimmer” outside when “thunder” occurred.
Zuccoli, Northern Territory / MMI IV (Light shaking): The bed shaking woke me up, I could hear a rumble almost like a train. The water glass was shaking on the bedside table.
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Lyons NT / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Very noticeable shaking and rumbling, woke us up and went for about 1 minute then reduced to light shaking.
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking): Laying in bed reading, the tremors came in a few small bursts and increased in intensity until the bed was swaying, could hear trees and fendes rattle and move, upset the sleeping birds and dogs. Ended quite abruptly as opposed to the build up at the start
Wanguri, nt / MMI IV (Light shaking): Shaking was enough to wake me. Carried on for at least a minute, with an audible rumble. Felt as a shake, and a sway from bed in an elevated house
Darwin CBD / MMI IV (Light shaking): The cat ran like the coward she is. Felt/ sounded as though a helicopter was hovering above the house
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking): Could hear it for a while before felt it. 20 Seconds of audible rumbling before 15-20 seconds of shaking 11:33pm Darwin local time.
Muirhead NT AUS / MMI V (Moderate shaking): That was my first earthquake so was not sure what was happening as my bed was dancing around the floor
Nightcliff / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Top floor apartment, lots of shaking (strongest lasting 15 seconds) 3min in total
Darwin / MMI III (Weak shaking): Loud, long rumble before small, loud shake
Darwin / MMI II (Very weak shaking): In bed and felt vibration for about 30 seconds. 2326 hrs ACST
Darwin / MMI II (Very weak shaking): woke up
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin, Australia / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwi / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Parap, Northern Territory, Australia / MMI IV (Light shaking): The bed was shaking as well as the wardrobe doors. Other neighbors felt the same.
Kununurra / MMI IV (Light shaking)
KATHERINE / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin NT Australia. / MMI IV (Light shaking): This woke me up.
Rapid Creek / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Kununurra / MMI IV (Light shaking): Rattling doors, windows & indoor roller blinds. Plants inside swaying. Floor of unit rocking.
Nightcliff, NT / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Katherine NT / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin in the house / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Batchelor NT / MMI IV (Light shaking): Bed shaking,crockery,cupboards rattling,water movement in aquarium. Went on for at least 1 minute.
Darwin / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Bakewell,Palmerston, NT / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin Airport / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Rosebery NT / MMI IV (Light shaking): Decent shaking. Felt like it went for a while...
Darwin NT australia / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin City / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Katherine, NT, Australia / MMI IV (Light shaking): My bed was rocking side to side.
STUART PARK / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Dili, timor leste. / MMI IV (Light shaking): I thought some ghost shake my bed
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Nightcliff Darwin / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin city / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
DarwinDa / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Top floor apartment, lots of shaking (strongest lasting 15 seconds) 3min in total
Darwin, waterfront apartment building / MMI IV (Light shaking): Floor of apartment rocking, desk shaking, ceiling making noise, objects fell from bedside table.
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin City / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke me up and bedroom furniture shaking. Live in 4th floor apartment
Darwin NT Australia / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Darwin, NT Australia / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Humpty Doo / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Muirhead, Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke up and felt ground shaking before it stopped. No after shock felt.
Katherine / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tiwi Islands / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Top floor apartment, lots of shaking (strongest lasting 15 seconds) 3min in total
Muirhead, Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke up and felt ground shaking before it stopped. No after shock felt.
Darwin NT / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Could hear a deep rumble all around us. Felt the bed shaking.
Brinkin nt / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Durack Palmerston NT / MMI III (Weak shaking): Lying in bed, felt some faint rumbling, put my ear on the bed. Heard faint earie sound.
Darwin , Australia / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
DARWIN / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Darwin / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Singapore / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin Airport / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Montreal Canada 11am / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Parap Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking): Floor shook/vibrates lightly on 3rd level and the cat got shocked. Windows rattled a little.
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Leanyer / MMI IV (Light shaking): Shaking bed, computer visibly moving, low grumble noise,
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It was a loooooong shake with moderare to low power
Dili / MMI IV (Light shaking): Can feel the shaking lasted about 10 seconds
Darwin / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Darwin, NT / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Singapore / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Darwin, NT, Australia / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin, Berry Springs, NT, Australia / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
coolalinga / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Nakara / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin Australia / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Around 2300 DARWIN time. My bed began shaking !
6743 / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin City / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Wurrumiyanga, nt Australia / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Java / MMI II (Very weak shaking): started on 7.3Mag n should be not below 6.9mag..!
Darwin Northern Territory Australia / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Nightcliff Darwin NT / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin, northern territory / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Lyons NT / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Progress drive / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin NT / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Casuarina, Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
suburbs Darwin / not felt: felt nothing and my dogs had no reaction
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Palmerston, NT / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
darwij / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke me and computer keyboards an mouse fell off table
Larrakeyah / MMI VIII (Severe shaking)
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin / MMI II (Very weak shaking): At home on couch when shaking occurred
Katherine / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
Fannie Bay, Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin city / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Casuarina / MMI IV (Light shaking)
LYONS (Darwin) / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Casuarina / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin, NT Australia / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Tiwi / MMI III (Weak shaking): Bed was shaking for about a minute or so...
Darwin City / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Fannie Bay / MMI IV (Light shaking): Short very strong shake, dissipating into light tremor for a couple minutes. Rumble heard at first
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
katherine NT / MMI III (Weak shaking)
NIGHTCCLIFF NT / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was laying in bed reading and felt tremors which lasted for what seemed quite a while.
Nhulunbuy / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin City / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin / MMI III (Weak shaking): Long and light shaking
Darwin / MMI III (Weak shaking): I woke up and could hear a noise and sat up and then felt a shake
Darwin / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Bed started moving whole building was shaking
Gunn / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt bed moving for nearly 1 minute, house creaked and groaned
Dili, Timor-Leste / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin, NT / MMI V (Moderate shaking): The windows were rattling and the bed was shaking
Darwin / MMI III (Weak shaking): Shaking lasted a few second and was very easily felt. Enough to run outside in case of collapse.
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Heard a large rumble as well.
Darwin / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
Muirhead, Darwin, NT / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Johnston / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Darwin City / MMI IV (Light shaking): My bed was shaking, just for about 5 seconds.
Stuart Park NT / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Katherine East / MMI III (Weak shaking)
I felt it laying in bed in Katherine. The building / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Farrar / MMI IV (Light shaking)
BEES CREEK / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Howard springs. NT Australia / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Palmerston NT / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Stuart Park / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Lyons / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Rumbling sound
Stuart park darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking): Slight rumble and shaking woke me
Darwin Australia / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Lake Bennett NT Australia / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin NT / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): Darwin, Palmerston, Herbert, HDoo and further out area felt it
Moil, NT / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin, Australia / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Got awakened by the earthquake. The shaking was quite long.
Humpty doo nt / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
darwin, Northern Territory Australia / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Bayview Northern Territory / MMI IV (Light shaking): Went for 30 to 60 seconds with rumbling sounds. Woke up family members who were sleeping.
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
darwin, au / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Coconut Grove, Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking): My bed was shaking and the ground was lightly rumbling. Quite scary and unsettling.
Palmerston / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Heard a rumble for a number of seconds, and light shaking. Dogs disturbed.
Beswick NT / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin NT / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Palmerston NT Australia / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin city / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Awaken by light shaking of my building
Karama / MMI IV (Light shaking): House rattling, bed shaking, loud noise
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Leanyer, Darwi / MMI III (Weak shaking): In bed felt like plane turbulance
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Kununurra WA / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Karama / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Darwin NT / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Darwin northerlies suburbs / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke us up-lasted about 1 minute.
Dili, Timor Leste / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Larrakeyah NT Australia 0820 / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Kununurra, WA / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin, Australia / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Ludmilla / MMI IV (Light shaking): rattling of crockery etc lasting about 30 seconds
Darwin , Australia / MMI IV (Light shaking)
DARWIN city / MMI VIII (Severe shaking): I felt like I was Linda Blair and I was having the exorcist moment. While my bed was shaking.
Parap northern territory / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Darwin Australia / MMI IV (Light shaking)
14 Eucharia Street Bellamack / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Rapid Creek, Northern Territory, Australia / MMI IV (Light shaking): Shaking of the apartment building for one minute. Doors and windows rattling.
darwin / MMI III (Weak shaking)
DARWIN / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Nightcliff, Darwin, NT Australia / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Gray / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Palmerston NT / MMI IV (Light shaking): low rumbling heard for about 1 minute
Lyons / MMI IV (Light shaking): House shook
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Johnston Nt / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin Australia / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Acacia Hills / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking): Went for approximately 45 seconds
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin City / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Palmerston / MMI IV (Light shaking): shook the room
Katherine, NT, Australia / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Gray / MMI IV (Light shaking): deep sounding rumble. Bed felt like it was rocking. Lasted approx 20-30 seconds
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking): Rumbling can be heard as well
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Darwin, Australia / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Went for a long time strongest in 20 years
Palmerston, Darwin, NT / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Long shaking for almost 1 minute
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Palmerston / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking): Light shaking over an extended period(over 1 minute)
darwin / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Darwin / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Lyons Northern Territory / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin NT / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Jabiru / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Palmerston NT / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Bats flying out of trees, dogs going crazy, house shaking, pictures rattling
Darwin , australia / MMI IV (Light shaking): Was lying on bed. It started shaking a lot.
Darwin / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Darwin / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
STUART PARK, DARWIN / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin / MMI III (Weak shaking): Loud, long rumble before small, loud shake
Lyons NT, 0810 / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It was too noisy pulsatile sound under the floor which when for a while even after tremor stopped.
Darwin Airport Hotel / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
DARWIN / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Rosebery / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Freaky!! Tsunami????
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin NT Australia / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Muirhead NT Australia / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Bed moved across room
Darwin Australia / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Woke the household
Darwin NT Australia / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin NT australia / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin, Australia / MMI III (Weak shaking): Mild rumbling noise and tremors lasting around 30secs
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Wanguri, NT / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Wiggin
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin city / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking): Started hearibg windows rattle, then felt floor shaking
Darwin Australia / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin nt / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin City / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Durack / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke up and felt dizzy. Windows and doors rattling
Palmerston, NT Australia / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Kununurra, Western Australia / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking): Whole 9 story building shook
Katherine NT / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Dili Timor Leste / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt it
Alawa Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking): Shaking for a about 20seconds
Nightcliff / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Katherine (Australia) (883 km S from epicenter)(no details): Not really. I was sitting on my lounge and it started shaking gently, or rolling from side to side. My drink on the table had waves in it. It lasted for about a minute. (via EMSC)
Darwin (Australia) (630 km S from epicenter)(no details): We were asleep and I felt as though Emmy husband was shaking and moving in bed and then realised it was a tremor and there was a very loud rumbling noise, don’t know how long it lasted . (via EMSC)
(Australia) (884 km S from epicenter)(no details): Shake of entire house, Dog Spooked (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (817 km E from epicenter)(no details): Bed was shaking gently, wardrobe doors shaking and large mirror shaking gently (via EMSC)
Bees Creek (Australia) (648 km S from epicenter)(no details): Felt this south of Darwin (via EMSC)
Darwin (Australia) (630 km S from epicenter)(no details): Darwin. Loud rumble from the direction of ocean. Few seconds later strong shaking that lasted around one minute. The rumble continued all the while. (via EMSC)
Darwin (Australia) (630 km S from epicenter)(no details): Bed shaking enough to wake us up... double glass sliding doors shaking and water in 600 ml bottles wobbling.. about 1cm high about flat level water. (via EMSC)
Darwin (Australia) (630 km S from epicenter)(no details): Felt in Palmerston NT in Australia. Heard the rumbling then felt it while lying on the bed. Wasn't as noticible once standing up on the ground. (via EMSC)
Darwin (Australia) (630 km S from epicenter)(no details): Was woken up by the house shaking (via EMSC)
Darwin (Australia) (630 km S from epicenter)(no details): Was wiken up by the house shaking (via EMSC)
Darwin (Australia) (630 km S from epicenter)(no details): Loud rumbling woke us up, followed by small shaking..the whole thing went for about a minute. (via EMSC)
Darwin (Australia) (630 km S from epicenter)(no details): Loud rumbling woke us up, followed by small shaking..the whole thing went for about a minute. (via EMSC)
Darwin (Australia) (630 km S from epicenter)(no details): First time feeling earthquake I am in a hotel 13 floors up, I was asleep and it woke me up thought my room was possessed for a moment the realised when I called reception that it was a earthquake (via EMSC)
Darwin (Australia) (630 km S from epicenter)(no details): The 6.9 magnitude earthquake in the Banda Sea in Indonesia was felt in Darwin at 11.25pm tonight 6/5/20. There was a noise and my house which is two storeys shook strongly, things rattled and moved. It lasted a good couple of minutes. (via EMSC)
Dili (Timor-Leste) (506 km W from epicenter)(no details): Too strong (via EMSC)
Dili (Timor-Leste) (506 km W from epicenter)(no details): Felt in Dili (via EMSC)
Dili (Timor-Leste) (506 km W from epicenter)(no details): Approximately 15 seconds of rolling type motion. Tables and items shook. Bottled liquids clearly shaking. (via EMSC)
Opol (Philippines) (1807 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Very weak in philipines (via EMSC)
Kununurra (Australia) (987 km S from epicenter)(no details): Slight rocking. Could see furniture moving (via EMSC)
(Australia) (875 km S from epicenter)(no details): Decent Shake of entire house, Dog Spooked and Birds Movement (via EMSC)
Daly River (Australia) (720 km S from epicenter)(no details): 35 seconds consistent shaking (via EMSC)
Darwin (Australia) (628 km S from epicenter)(no details): My seat started to shake and house shook a little for about 15 seconds. No damage. Palmerston NT - Australia (via EMSC)
Darwin (Australia) (628 km S from epicenter)(no details): Dogs barked, birds flew away from the trees. Rumbled for about 40 seconds. (via EMSC)
Palmerston (Australia) (626 km S from epicenter)(no details): Shaking our bed, glasses in kitchen hitting each other. 5 people in the house felt it. Very strong (via EMSC)
Palmerston (Australia) (626 km S from epicenter)(no details): Low rumbling, some oscillation of corrugated roof, slight rattling of cupboard doors but not of the contents within. (via EMSC)
Darwin (Australia) (622 km S from epicenter)(no details): In bed and shaking went for approximately 20 seconds (via EMSC)
Darwin (Australia) (622 km S from epicenter)(no details): House shook for ages woken by sound of some interior decorative glass breaking - was loose in frame - shattered. Long enough to wake us from deep sleep prior to hearing the glassbreak. (via EMSC)
Darwin (Australia) (622 km S from epicenter)(no details): no (via EMSC)
Darwin (Australia) (622 km S from epicenter)(no details): Very lengthy vibration!! Going on for a while (via EMSC)
Darwin (Australia) (622 km S from epicenter)(no details): Bed and door frames were shaking. Glass doors rattled. Second floor unit. (via EMSC)
Darwin (Australia) (622 km S from epicenter)(no details): Heard a low rumbling, my bed was slightly shaking, I felt suddenly a tad nauseous and the stairs were making noises for about 2mins like they do when someone climbs them aggressively. (via EMSC)
Darwin (Australia) (622 km S from epicenter)(no details): Heard the ground shake. (via EMSC)
Darwin (Australia) (614 km S from epicenter)(no details): Darwin Northern Territory, australia - about a minute (via EMSC)
Darwin (Australia) (613 km S from epicenter)(no details): Bed was shaking and house was creaking. Could hear it rumble. (via EMSC)
Darwin (Australia) (612 km S from epicenter)(no details): Felt in Darwin. Shook for ages (via EMSC)
(Australia) (612 km S from epicenter)(no details): Felt everything shaking for a minute or 2. (via EMSC)
(Australia) (611 km S from epicenter)(no details): Big enough to wake me up and loud enough to hear the ground rumbling. (via EMSC)
Dili (Timor-Leste) (510 km W from epicenter)(no details): Felt a light shaking during a few seconds. (via EMSC)
Dili (Timor-Leste) (510 km W from epicenter)(no details): It was quite strong. (via EMSC)

 

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